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Rams Against Hunger Food Pantry
News
RAH Food Pantry celebrates refrigerator and milk donation
Piper Russell, News Director • January 25, 2023

Colorado State University held a ribbon-cutting event Jan. 23 at the Rams Against Hunger Food Pantry located in the General Services Building. The...

A group of Fort Collins locals begin a march down The Oval at Colorado State University Jan. 22. The march was in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, which was overturned in June 2022. Protesters gathered to support womens rights.
Local activists march in support of reproductive justice

Around 50 people surrounded The Oval Sunday afternoon holding signs with phrases like, “Keep your rosaries off our ovaries.” As the people...

Aaron Moore, Colleen Simpson and James Mitchell, president of Front Range Community College and Colorado State University football players
Facts of the past: Celebrating civil rights through MLK Day

Since 1984, the United States federal government has recognized the third Monday in January as Martin Luther King Jr. Day to honor King's legacy...

Some people hold a sign that says Graduate Worker Organizing Cooperative.
Plans to phase out mandatory assistant graduate fees now underway

With the start of the spring semester, Colorado State University rolled out its plan to phase out mandatory fees for graduate assistants, starting...

The exterior of the final Colorado State University Spur building, Hydro
Spur campus Hydro building opens to the public

Colorado State University Spur's Hydro building opened its doors to the public Jan. 6, wrapping up the development of the Spur campus. The...

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(Graphic courtesy of Annika Lister)
Life and Culture
110 years of insects: The metamorphosis of the CSU bug club
Ivy Secrest, Life and Culture Director • January 24, 2023

For most of us, bugs can be reduced to a fear of spiders and a hope that termites don't take down our homes. For students in the Colorado State...

The former Best Western Inn sign on south College Ave Nov. 11
Life and Culture
Best Western University Inn: Now vacant but always a community
DJ Vicente, Staff Reporter • January 17, 2023

With the beginning of the spring 2023 semester at Colorado State University, the vacated Best Western University Inn leaves experiences of students...

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Quick, savory munchie menu for any stoner
Cannabis
Quick, savory munchie menu for any stoner
Karsyn Lane, Sports Director • January 26, 2023

Every stoner has been there once. It's the end of a hard day, you've just smoked the last puff of the bowl and a heavy couch lock is setting...

Because I Got High: Parking lot paranoia and giant chicken heads
Cannabis
Because I Got High: Parking lot paranoia and giant chicken heads
Guest Author • January 25, 2023

Editor’s Note: “Because I Got High” content consists of community story submissions and does not represent the views of The Collegian...

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Burke: FoCo, extend snow shoveling fines or focus on bus stops
Opinion
Burke: FoCo, extend snow shoveling fines or focus on bus stops
Callum Burke, Staff Reporter • January 26, 2023
Fort Collins needs to focus on snow removal at bus stops and lay off the poor students with their neighborhood sidewalk shoveling gig. 
Tusinski: University marches for MLK Day, ignores #NotProudToBe demands
Opinion
Tusinski: University marches for MLK Day, ignores #NotProudToBe demands
Dylan Tusinski, Staff Reporter • January 24, 2023
You know what would be better than a performative celebration of MLK Day? Actually honoring the demands of Black student activists and addressing racism on campus.
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Etiquette on the First date: How a Lady Makes a Good Impression

Together with an expert on etiquette, we talked about appearance, nonverbal communication, tactile...

Colorado State University swimmer competes in the 200-yard individual medley in the Ritchie Center at the University of Denver Oct. 28, 2022.
Sports
CSU sweeps 1st and 2nd in 2-day Winter Invite
Emma Askren, Staff Reporter • January 24, 2023

The Colorado State University swim and dive team headed south and competed at the United States Air Force Academy in the USAFA Winter Invite...

Colorado State guard Isaiah Stevens waits for a play call from the bench Jan 21.
Sports
Isaiah Stevens breaks CSU’s 30-year career assist record
Braidon Nourse, Sports Editor • January 23, 2023

It was a goal from day one for Isaiah Stevens to break Colorado State University's all-time career assist record of 530. That mark was set and...

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Artist Nicholas Galanin speaks about his mural in the Lory Student Center
Arts and Entertainment
Indigenous artist brings his artistic philosophy to campus
Katherine Borsting, Staff Reporter • January 26, 2023

Art is a form of storytelling, and it is able to convey information the spoken word often cannot. It is commonly left to the viewer to decide...

Horoscopes Jan. 23-29
Arts and Entertainment
Horoscopes Jan. 23-29
Abby Flores, Staff Reporter • January 23, 2023

Horoscopes can be applied to your sun, moon and rising signs. Dear stars, The new moon this past Saturday has welcomed us to the age of...

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The Weather is Changing... Is Your Home Ready for Winter?
January 19, 2023

Ways to Weatherproof Your Home For Winter It is very typical for accidents to happen during this time of year due to lack of preparation...